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'''The New Church''' (or '''Swedenborgianism''') is the name for several historically related Christian denominations that developed as a new religious movement, informed by the writings of scientist and Church of Sweden|Swedish Lutheran theologian Emanuel Swedenborg (1688–1772). Swedenborg claimed to have received a new revelation from Jesus Christ through continuous heavenly visions which he experienced over a period of at least twenty-five years. In his writings, he predicted that God would replace the traditional Christian Church, establishing a "New Church", which would worship God in one person: Jesus Christ. The New Church doctrine is that each person must actively cooperate in repentance, reformation, and regeneration of one's life.Swedenborg, Emanuel. ''The True Christian Religion'', 1771 (TCR). 3 vols. Rotch Edition. New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1907, in ''The Divine Revelation of the New Jerusalem'' (2012), n. 108, 330, 647. The...
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Main classificationNew Christian
OrientationSwedenborgian
PolityMixed Congregational polity|Congregational and Episcopal polity
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Founded dateMay 7, 1787
Founded placeEngland, Kingdom of Great Britain|Great Britain
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New Jerusalem Church
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jehovah thy
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shalt
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thy
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thy god
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new jerusalem church
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new jerusalem church. liturgy and ritual
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member (not a minister) of the new jerusalem church society of toronto, canada
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new jerusalem church. [from old catalog]
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american society for the dissemination of the doctrines of the new jerusalem church
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massachusetts association of the new-jerusalem church
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